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Can Loneliness Make Your Colds Seem More Severe? Study Says Yes

A new study finds that perceived loneliness and isolation predicts subjective symptom severity. The research provides insight into the effect of loneliness to health and well-being.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2017

Got A Hangover? Yale Students Think They Have The Cure

A team of Yale students has found a cure for hangovers. The formula is natural and it helps to combat the negative effects of alcohol in the human body.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Binge Drinking Among Older American Women On The Rise

Binge drinking has increased drastically among older American women, according to a new study. The study could not decode the reason behind this trend, but researchers stated that the issue is quite problematic.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

'Medicinal Food' Diet Is Effective Against Diabetes: Study

Researchers have found a natural diet that could treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. However, more research has to be carried out to reach a clear conclusion. The diet should also be prescribed by nutritionists.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

High-Intensity Interval Training Combats Aging Process In The Elderly: Study

A new study touts high-intensity interval training or HIIT as a potential tool to combat cellular aging in the elderly. Find out how this exercise stops aging, on top of other benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Masculinity Tied To How Men Make Women 'Happy', Study Says

A new study has shown that women's orgasms make men feel more masculine. The research was conducted among heterosexual males so that self-esteem was related only to pleasuring female partners.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment: Hopes Up On Lasers Kindling Lost Memories

Laser-based simulation of affected brain cells that retrieve memory is raising hopes. This follows moderately successful laser trials on mice in MIT after scientists activated cells in the hippocampi of mice where memory is stored.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Peanut Allergies Shouldn’t Keep You From Eating Walnuts, Almonds, Says Study

According to a new study, a confirmed peanut allergy doesn’t automatically imply you are allergic to tree nuts as well. As long as you pass the oral food challenge, you can safely eat almonds and walnuts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Playing Video Games Can Help Combat Depression, Says Study

Playing video games can help combat depression per a new study. The introduction of video games led to a feeling of control among the participants, which helped treat overall depression symptoms.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Just A Little Vigorous Exercise Enough To Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health, Says Study

New research suggests that vigorous exercise is more effective than regular physical activity in preventing cardiometabolic diseases among kids. The study used waist circumference as a biomarker.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Addresses Impotence, Helps Men Get Sexual Function Back

Researchers have successfully employed stem cell therapy in treating people who suffer from erectile dysfunction. A Phase-2 trial will follow, investigating the effectiveness of this new treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Frequent Bathroom Trips During The Night? Study Says You Might Be Eating Too Much Salt

Japanese researchers are the first to discover salt intake is directly connected to frequent nocturnal urination. Their study suggests restricting salt consumption can help reduce the problems associated with nocturia.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2017

Random Unlucky DNA Mutations Cause Cancer More Than Other Factors But There Are Ways To Lower Your Risk

Simple random errors during cell division cause 66 percent of cancerous mutations, versus lower numbers for environmental and lifestyle factors. But it's not just a case of bad luck: Cancer and lifestyle still have strong links to focus on.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2017

Baby Boxes: What Can They Do To Stop Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

U.S. states are following Finland’s footsteps by giving away baby boxes to families with newborn babies. Can this initiative help lower rates of sudden infant death syndrome in the country?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2017

Colorado Solons: Reclassify Marijuana Before Trump Pot Embargo

Lawmakers in Colorado are pushing for a new legislation which they hope would cleverly evade the Trump administration's future nationwide crackdown on marijuana. But there’s a catch.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2017

Mom Who Beat Cancer Twice Dies One Day After Giving Birth To Twins

Thirty-year-old Jamie Snider of Fresno, California, beat cancer twice and even gave birth to twin babies. A day after delivery, however, her heart failed, and she died.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Sperm Count Using Your Smartphone? How About Trying These Weird Fertility Customs Around The World

Similar to home kits available to women to detect pregnancy, a smartphone app with 97 percent accuracy has been developed to test fertility in men. Technology apart, fertility rituals in many cultures are boosting fertility in their own way.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2017

Less Spanking, More Positive Parenting: New Study Highlights Perks Of Being An Older Mother

A new Danish study has found that 'older' women are more likely to handle parenting better than their younger counterparts. Here are some likely benefits of delaying motherhood according to the research.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Fattest Cities In America 2017: Is Your City One Of The Most Obese?

A new study by WalletHub ranks America’s most populated cities according to obesity rates. Find out your city’s score and see how much your fellow residents are affected by weight-related health problems.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Moderate Drinking Can Reduce Risks Of Some Heart Conditions

A study revealed that alcohol consumption in moderation may lower the risk of developing some heart conditions. Researchers suggest that rather than starting to drink, people should instead adopt healthier lifestyles to mitigate heart failure risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Smartphone App Now Tests For Male Fertility: See How This Semen Analyzer Works

A new at-home male fertility test can detect abnormal semen with 97 percent accuracy compared with traditional lab testing. See how a smartphone app and a chip can make this happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Meets Dog With The Same Condition

An eight-year-old boy who suffers from vitiligo, a rare skin condition, has met a dog who has the same disorder. Before meeting face to face, the two have known each other virtually.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Fish Oil Supplement During Pregnancy Does Not Make Your Child Intelligent, Suggests New Study

Fish oil supplements consumed by women during pregnancy have reportedly shown negative results in improving the brain function of children, a new study has revealed. There may even be a detrimental effect on a child's behavior and executive functioning.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Stay On The Grind: New Report Urges Pregnant Women To Keep Exercising

A new viewpoint in the journal JAMA recommends exercising to pregnant women. It highlights benefits both for the mother and the developing fetus, contrary to traditional advice that expectant mothers should rest.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Butt Lift Surgery Complications Result In 2 Women Being Hospitalized In Miami

Two women were hospitalized after undergoing a butt lift surgery in Miami. They were rushed immediately to a nearby hospital after the surgery due to severe complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017

Children Who Play Outdoors Likelier To Care About Nature As Adults, Says Study

Children who play outside are more aware of the importance of environmental protection, according to a new study. While more research is needed, these findings could improve environmental education.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Be Caused By Hormonal Imbalance In The Brain, Not Ovaries: Study

The onset of PCOS was previously attributed to a hormonal imbalance in the ovaries. A new study challenges this assumption and suggests the syndrome is caused by hormone receptors in the brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Benefits: Italians Healthiest People In The World, Global Health Index Finds

A diet rich in pasta, bread, and cheese has made Italians the healthiest people worldwide. Americans, on the other hand, scored considerably lower on the Bloomberg Global Health Index because of obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Balanced Diet Can Improve Mental Health: Study

A study has revealed that a balanced diet can help in maintaining good mental health. The required amount of nutrients not only aid in the maintenance of physical health, but keep mental aliments at bay.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Infections During Pregnancy Linked To Prenatal Brain Development

Maternal infections during pregnancy can lead to abnormal development of the fetus. The defense mechanism used by the mother’s immune system can influence the child’s brain development in the womb.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Researchers Find New And Faster Way Of Treating Depression

Researchers at the University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine found that intake of Glyoxalase can help reduce depression faster. The experiment has been conducted on mice, but human trials may be far off for now.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Fat Cells Give Liver A Hand During Fasting, Finds Study

New research suggests that fat cells are helpful for the liver during fasting and regulating uridine and glucose. These findings could change the way we address a number of diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

What Makes Conception Successful? Study Says It's About Mathematics Of Sperm Rhythm

A new study uncovered sperm cells move in a specific rhythm, which helps propel them toward the egg. The math behind their trajectory could help improve male infertility treatments.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Daily Cup Of Tea Protects Elderly Against Cognitive Decline

Researchers have found that drinking one cup of tea can help the elderly in preventing cognitive decline. The study was carried out on Chinese people but it could be applied to all races.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

High Blood Pressure: Here's Why Many People Do Not Need Treatment

Continued usage of manual blood pressure gauging devices has led to misdiagnosis in many cases. A new study has suggested that people need to get their pressure tested properly before resorting to any medicines or treatment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2017

Your Nose Shape Offers Clues Where Your Ancestors Lived

The shape of the nose can give you an idea where your ancestors likely lived. Here’s what your wide or narrow nostrils tell you about where you ancestors possibly came from.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 19, 2017

Colon Cancer: Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Researchers have found that most people ignore symptoms that could be an indicator of colon or other forms of cancer. These symptoms may be a warning sign for cancer and early detection may save more lives.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 18, 2017

Amazon's Tsimane People Who Eat Monkeys And Piranhas Have Healthiest Hearts In The World

CT scans revealed that members of the Amazon tribe Tsimane have far healthier hearts than people in other parts of the world including Japan, United States, and Europe.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Colon Cancer Cases On The Rise In US: All You Need To Know

Colon cancer has become a threat for Americans as it is the second leading cause for cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, the good news is that there are plenty of ways to reduce and counter the risks posed by colon cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Who Is Belle Gibson: How Australia’s Celebrity Health Blogger Fooled The World By Faking Cancer

Here’s what you need to know about The Whole Pantry founder Belle Gibson. What made her lie about having cancer and why is she in trouble with the law?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

What Gen X, Millennials Need To Know About Increasing Risk For Colorectal Cancer

With the number of Gen X and millennials getting diagnosed with colorectal cancer sharply increasing, here are some things that doctors want younger people to know and do about it.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Could Whole-Body Vibration Replace Regular Exercise? Study Says Yes

New research has suggested that whole-body vibration has similar health benefits to exercising. The study was carried out on mice, and could significantly impact obesity rates in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

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